I keep hearing the same story about Ayn Rand being the voice of politics, especially during a economic depression, especially bringing Atlas Shrugged out to fight with. So I thought maybe you guys had been hearing the same thing... if not. check this out from NPR, or The Daily Show with Jon Stewart.
Also out this week: Jonathon Safran Foer abandons his fiction style seen in Everything Is Illuminated and Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close for his new book Eating Animals. I'm curious as to how he reads as the new Omnivore's Dilemma.